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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 285–320.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Samuel Levey The article is a critical notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad . Garber presents a developmental reading of Leibniz's metaphysics that focuses on Leibniz's evolving analysis of body and force as the key to his account of substance. Garber claims that Leibniz shifts...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 155–204.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Anat Schechtman Descartes notoriously characterizes substance in two ways: first, as an ultimate subject of properties (that is, a subject in which properties inhere without itself inhering in anything); second, as an independent entity. The characterizations have appeared to many to diverge on the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 292–297.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Michael Della Rocca Melamed Yitzhak , Spinoza's Metaphysics: Substance and Thought . New York : Oxford University Press , 2013 . xxii +232 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 From time to time, we are fortunate enough to be given a book that promises to transform our...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2001) 110 (1): 91–94.
Published: 01 January 2001
...John Heil THE POSSIBILITY OF METAPHYSICS: SUBSTANCE, IDENTITY, AND TIME. By E. J. Lowe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press, 1998. Pp. x, 275. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVLEWS concerns the metaphysics of Lewis, Plantinga, Forbes, and Rosen...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 98–101.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Charlotte Witt ARISTOTLE'S THEORY OF SUBSTANCE. By Michael Wedin. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, pp. 482. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 1 (January 2002) ARISTOTLE’S THEORY OF SUBSTANCE...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 439–442.
Published: 01 July 2002
...Alison Laywine Jeffrey Edwards, Substance, Force, and the Possibility of Knowledge: On Kant's Philosophy of Nature. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000. Pp. xiv, 277. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS his sometimes tortuous and obscure mode...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Logi Gunnarsson Robert Audi, The Architecture of Reason: The Structure and Substance of Rationality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. xvi, 286. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 112, No. 3 (July 2003...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 31–88.
Published: 01 January 2004
...: Princeton University Press. Suárez, Francisco. 1866 . Disputationes metaphysicae [DM] . Paris. Reprinted Hildesheim: Olms, 1965. ____. 2000 . On the Formal Cause of Substance: Metaphysical Disputation XV . Trans. J. Kronen and J. Reedy. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press. Thomas Aquinas...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 136–139.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Alan Nelson J. A. Cover and John O'Leary-Hawthorne, Substance and Individuation in Leibniz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. x, 307. Cornell University 2004 Adams, R. 1994 . Leibniz . New York: Oxford University Press. Mates, B. 1985 . The Philosophy of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 135–163.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Jeffrey K. McDonough Confronting the threat of a Spinozistic necessitarianism, Leibniz insists that not all possible substances are compossible—that they can't all be instantiated together—and thus that not all possible worlds are compossible—that they can't all be instantiated together. While it...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2018) 127 (1): 1–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... in general” is a substance, and since all substances are “by their nature incorruptible,” this sort of body is incorruptible as well. In this article I defend a pluralist reading of this passage, according to which there are indefinitely many bodies-taken-in-general, each of which counts as an...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 449–495.
Published: 01 October 2010
... the soul; second, the identification of the relevant fallacies. This essay examines Kant's account in the First Paralogism of how these two elements combine to produce the doctrine that the soul is a substance. It is argued that Kant has a novel, ingenious—and even somewhat plausible—account of how...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 139–143.
Published: 01 January 2004
... and Garrett, which are two of the standouts in this collection. Michael Della Rocca, in his paper “Spinoza’s Substance Monism,” shows that a number of Spinoza’s most basic metaphysical commitments allow him to argue for substance monism in ways that have not been hitherto properly...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and laws far more extrinsic than we normally think, and he rejects the relations-between-universals account since the substance-powers-and-liabilities account (SPL) is simpler and equally well explains causation and the laws of nature. According to SPL, the fundamental laws are regularities in the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 234–238.
Published: 01 April 2014
... conception of the divine cause, completely rejected. In chapter 4, Griffin seeks to solve the long-standing and much-discussed problem of the nature of incompossibility in Leibniz, a relation that is central to determining what collections of intrinsically possible substances constitute possible worlds...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 April 2015
... retention. I suspect that it is this book's second chapter, on persons and personal identity, that readers will find most provocative. That is because LoLordo argues that Locke takes persons to be modes rather than substances. She tells us that she is not the first to advance this reading, that Edmund...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2003) 112 (2): 270–273.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Leibniz’s early writings shows that most of his mature metaphysical theses develop quite naturally out of his early attempts to work out a conception of substance with an overtly Aristotelian pedigree. In addition, Mercer argues that the main impetus behind many of the developments in Leibniz’s early...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2014) 123 (1): 107–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
... suggests that they can be conceived of metaphysically, as “abstract entities” that individuate substances as things of a given kind, or physically, as concrete entities that play a causal role in producing and sustaining substances' accidents and powers. A few passages suggest that Aristotle held the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 416–419.
Published: 01 July 2003
... imagination. Lowe begins his discussion of personal identity with the following query: Are persons substances or modes? Although the language is somewhat antiquated (as Lowe recognizes) the distinction is familiar in the current literature. The view that human persons are substances takes one of two...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2011) 120 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2011
.... See Martin and Todd CRITICAL NOTICES Levey, Samuel, On Two Theories of Substance in Leibniz: Critical Notice of Daniel Garber, Leibniz: Body, Substance, Monad 285 Enoch, David, On Mark Schroeder’s Hypotheticalism: A Critical Notice of Slaves of the Passions 423 BOOK REVIEWS Hylton...